Butterfly Curriculum


In September, Shamrock classes raise moths and butterflies from our gardens. Students learn about life cycles, host plants, camouflage, migration and the web of life that surrounds them. Most important, they experience first-hand the everyday miracles of life and metamorphosis.

Pre-K: Luna Moth Life Cycle

Kindergarten: Variegated Fritillary Life Cycle

First Grade: Caterpillar Behavior

Second Grade: Butterfly Identification

Third Grade: Monarchs and Migration

Fourth Grade: Monarchs and the Milkweed Community

Fifth Grade: Luna Moth Behavior